US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan conveyed to his Israeli counterpart Meir Ben-Shabbat the US concern about the developments in Jerusalem and the violent clashes in the Masjid al-Aqsa in the last days of Ramadan.
According to the White House statement, Sullivan and Israeli National Security Advisor Ben-Shabbat spoke over the phone.
In the meeting, Sullivan conveyed to his Israeli counterpart the US concern over the developments in Jerusalem and the violent clashes in the Masjid al-Aqsa in the last days of Ramadan.
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With top US officials, Israeli and Palestinian officials, and highly important regional stakeholders; Noting that they discussed the steps to be taken to ensure peace, reduce tension and condemn violence, Sullivan said that the USA is seriously concerned about the evacuation of Palestinian families from their homes in Sheikh Cerrah District.
While Sullivan and his Israeli counterpart agreed that the rocket attacks and the sending of burning balloons from Gaza to the Israeli side were “unacceptable and should be condemned”, Sullivan called on the Israeli government to take the necessary measures for the “Jerusalem Day” commemoration ceremonies. / p>
Stating that the Biden administration will continue to support Israel’s security and peace and stability in the Middle East, Sullivan stated that the US will work to ensure peace in Jerusalem.